Friday, September 23, 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
But just because FPLAY met their minimum goal doesn't mean that advocacy for this funding drive needs to stop. As David mentions, there are other projects moving forward that he would like to pursue, and there are administrative costs to running the FPALY office. Please continue to give right up to 11:59PM on September 30th!
FPALY's Kickstater webpage is located here. Thanks to everyone who found FPALY here and gave!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The money quote: "Short-sighted security goals may play well with American voters, but they get Yemenis nowhere." The fact is that American voters are largely unaware of what is happening in Yemen. If they knew, it wouldn't sit well with them either.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
September 17th: Clashes Erupt in Yemen, and a Sit-In Is Attacked
September 18th: Protesters Shot, Starting Battle in Yemen Capital
September 20th: Mortars Fall on Yemeni Capital as Battles Continue
Monday, September 19, 2011
Today, Sana'a International Airport was closed for the first time since demonstrations began early in the year. Yesterday, Yemeni security forces opened fire on peaceful protesters with anti-aircraft weaponry.